James B. Gibson was sworn in today as the newest member of the Clark County Commission. He was sworn in by Judge Kent J. Dawson in a ceremony in the Commission Chambers at the Clark County Government Center. Gibson was appointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval Friday to fill the District G seat left vacant by the retirement of Mary Beth Scow. District G includes a large portion of Henderson and the southeast part of the Las Vegas Valley and takes that part of the Las Vegas Strip between Flamingo Road and Tropicana Avenue and the east side of Las Vegas Boulevard south of Tropicana to Sunset Road. Gibson is a native Nevadan who was born and raised in Southern Nevada. He was elected to serve as Mayor of Henderson for three consecutive terms beginning in 1997 and has been a practicing attorney in business and commercial law for more than 35 years. During his tenure, Henderson became one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Gibson has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the Nevada Development Authority, Las Vegas Events, and the Regional Transportation Commission, while mayor. He attended Brigham Young University where he earned his undergraduate degree and received his law degree from the California Western School of Law.